Experience survival horror like never before in Resident Evil Village, the award-winning eighth main installment in the genre-defining Resident Evil franchise. Set after the horrifying events of the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard, the adventure followsthe journey of Ethan Winters to a remote snow-capped village filled with a diverse cast of terrifying enemies. After a devastating encounter with Resident Evil series hero Chris Redfield, Ethan pursues him in search of answers but finds himself in an entirely new nightmare.
Resident Evil Village Gold Edition is a bundle of the original game and the highly anticipated Winters’ Expansion DLC, both of which launch on Oct. 28, 2022. The Winters’ Expansion includes a new way to enjoy the fullcampaign in“Third Person Mode,”plus“The Mercenaries Additional Orders,”a major updatefor the action-packed “The Mercenaries” mode that introduces new playable characters,and finally a continuation of the story arrives in“Shadows of Rose,”which picks up the plot 16 years after the conclusion
A New Perspective
See the eighth coreentry in the Resident Evil series from a newvantage pointin“Third Person Mode.”In addition to the intense first-person viewplayers enjoyed in the initial release of Resident Evil Village, theycan nowwatch Ethan in action and experience his journey from a newangleinResident Evil Village Gold Edition and theWinters’ Expansion.
The Story Continues
“Shadows of Rose” resumes theWinters family saga 16 years after the events of Resident Evil Village. The expansion’s new tale follows Rose Winters, the daughter of main protagonist Ethan, as she struggles with her terrifying powers. Explore the warped and twisted world inside the consciousness of the Megamycete in search of a cure.
The Mercenaries Are Back and Bigger Than Ever
Thebelovedbattle-the-clockmode, “The Mercenaries,”returns with new features. On top of the original content, “The Mercenaries Additional Orders”introducesfan favorites as new playable characters Lady Dimitrescu, Chris Redfield, and Lord Karl Heisenberg, each with their own unique abilities. This added content for Resident Evil Village Gold Edition and theWinters’ Expansion also includes new levels and other improvements.
Resident Evil Village will provide access to a free multiplayer experience titled Resident Evil Re:Verse, which releases on Oct. 28, 2022 alongside the launch of Resident Evil Village Gold Edition and theWinters’ Expansion. An all-star cast of iconic characters face off in four to six-player deathmatch battles in classic locations.
Familiar Faces and Fresh Foes
Resident Evil series hero Chris Redfield returns under a shroud of seemingly sinister motives. Ethan will also encounter a host of new adversaries inhabiting the enigmatic village, all with their own distinctive attacks.
Evolution of Combat
In addition to engaging enemies, in Resident Evil VillageEthan can guard against incoming assaults, or kick foes away to buy time, allowing players to strategize the best approach for surviving the challenges ahead.
Popular Features Return
Recognizable features returnResident Evil Villagethat nod to previous Resident Eviltitles, such as “The Duke,” a merchant who allows players to buy and sell items, purchase recipes for crafting, and customize weapons.
RE Engine paired with new technologies available via PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S delivers hyper-detailed graphics, advanced immersive audio, and little to no load times,bringing the village and its residents to life.